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MAN 457 MOOC “On the Path to Sustainability – A Case Study”

General Information

Lecturer Prof. Dr. Laura Marie Edinger-Schons
Course Format MOOC
Credit Points 3 ECTS
Frequency Spring term
Hours per Week 2 (in-class) + 4 (self-study)
Language English
Grading Essay paper as group work
Pre-requisites None

Course Structure

Topic Date Time
Kickoff and Introduction 10th May, 2021 10:15–11:45
Self-paced learning using the materials and self-organized group work 11th – 20th May, 2021 self-organized
Group discussion with CEO Antje von Dewitz and virtual company visit 21th May, 2021 15:30 – 17:00
Submission of Final Papers 30th June, 2021 before 23:59

    Further Information

  • Brief Description

    As humanity, we are facing urgent sustainability issues and companies are increasingly seen as having an especially great responsibility for sustainable business practices. This MOOC provides an in-depth case study of the business model of the company Vaude, supplemented with background knowledge on the topics discussed. To deep-dive into the sustainability approach of Vaude, the MOOC contains interviews with various people inside of Vaude, including departments as diverse as procurement, product development, HR, operations, accounting, and management.

  • Registration

    Registration via Portal2 is required.

  • Contact

    If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact us via sustainablebusiness bwl.uni-mannheim.de